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Feminist Club of New South Wales (1914 - )

From
1914
Sydney
Occupations
Lobby group and Women's Rights Organisation

Summary

The Feminist Club of New South Wales was formed in 1914 to work for 'equality of status, opportunity and payment between men and women in all spheres.' They group concerned itself with a broad range of issues, including child welfare, adoption, divorce laws, women's influence in politics and 'Aborigines.'

Details

In 1929, several members of the Feminist Club left the organisation to form the more radical United Associations of Women with Jessie Street.

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Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Feminist Club of New South Wales Records, c. 1928 - 1973, ML MSS 1703/ML MSS 1703 ADD-ON 723; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Millicent Preston-Stanley Papers, MS 9062; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details
  • Papers of Ruby Rich, 1943 - 1948, MS 2260; Rich, Ruby (1888 - 1988); National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Conversation with Mrs Ruby Rich [sound recording], ORAL DeB 835-839; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details
  • Jack and Jean Horner talking about Jessie Street [sound recording] / Interviewer : Peter Read., 28 February 1989, ORAL TRC 2303/32; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Jane Carey

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